Summit on Human Rights Education

Geneva, Switzerland - The 8th Youth Summit on Human Rights took place in Geneva August 26-28 on the theme “to create leaders through human rights education."

Speakers at the summit included a former U.N. Assistant-Secretary-General, several representatives of permanent missions to the U.N. and NGO consultants to the United Nations, and youth delegates from Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

The three-day summit concluded on Sunday with an interreligious meeting, with speakers representing Chris­tianity (Pastor Jean‐Claude Basset) and Dr. Chidiebere A. Ogbu (a South African bishop), Hinduism (Swami Amarananda), Sikh­ism (Bachittar Singh), Islam (Mustapha Hares), and other religions.

 

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